Morphometric development of the tongue in fetal cadavers


DURSUN A. , KASTAMONİ Y. , Kacaroglu D., YÜZBAŞIOĞLU N., ERTEKİN T.

SURGICAL AND RADIOLOGIC ANATOMY, vol.42, no.1, pp.3-8, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00276-019-02301-z
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL AND RADIOLOGIC ANATOMY
  • Page Numbers: pp.3-8

Abstract

Purpose The tongue is a specific organ for the sense of taste. It consists of the striated muscle and mucous membrane. Furthermore, it helps the functions of speech, chewing, and swallowing. In this study, we aimed to reveal some morphometric properties of the tongue in fetal cadavers.